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Makerbot Opens New 50,000 Square Foot Factory In Brooklyn

Tech in Downtown Brooklyn 'Inevitable,' Despite Firms' Reluctance

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To hear politicians like City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, or council members Steve Levin and Letitia James tell it, Downtown Brooklyn is a critical hub of New York City’s blossoming tech industry. A vertex in the so-called “Tech Triangle,” along with Dumbo and the Brooklyn...
Tech in Downtown Brooklyn 'Inevitable,' Despite Firms' Reluctance

Best Tech Events This Week (UnCubed, Publishing Hackathon, NYC BigApps, Fashion 2.0, NJ Tech Meetup, Entrepreneurs Roundtable)

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. Last week...
Best Tech Events This Week (UnCubed, Publishing Hackathon, NYC BigApps, Fashion 2.0, NJ Tech Meetup, Entrepreneurs Roundtable)
A Day In The Life Of Tech's Biggest, Bi-Coastal Party Girl, Emily Gannett

Speedballing: Time Warner Cable Spends $25 M. to Improve Broadband in Startup Hubs

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(Photo: Wikimedia) Today Time Warner Cable announced that the company expects to invest $25 million to expand its fiber optic network in both “established and emerging” business sectors around New York City. Many of the areas highlighted in today’s announcement happen to coincide with burgeoning tech hubs. In a press...
Speedballing: Time Warner Cable Spends $25 M. to Improve Broadband in Startup Hubs

Sorry, Folks, New York’s Internet Won’t Be Fixed Any Time Soon

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Move across that bridge and we can't promise Internet. (flickr.com/ugod) It's no secret that New York City's high-speed Internet situation is not always what it could be. The Center for an Urban Future's report on the city's tech sector called out this problem specifically, rating the local infrastructure as “B...
Sorry, Folks, New York’s Internet Won’t Be Fixed Any Time Soon

MakerBot Picks Up Stakes and Heads for Downtown Brooklyn

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Downtown Brooklyn. (flickr.com/jaywphotos) One Metrotech's name is now a little more apropos: 3-D printer-maker MakerBot is relocating from Boerum Hill to take over the building's entire 21st floor, confirms  the Wall Street Journal. "We're going to put the tech in Metrotech, literally," said Bre Pettis. (Get it?) As the article points out, downtown...
MakerBot Picks Up Stakes and Heads for Downtown Brooklyn

Inside MakerBot: The Brooklyn Startup Bringing 3D Printing To The Masses

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Bre Pettis, a former schoolteacher, and his co-founders Adam Mayer and Zach Smith started MakerBot Industries in 2009 with the hope of making 3D printing more accessible. They created a 3D desktop printer called the MakerBot. The company was an instant success and sold out of its first 20 MakerBots...
Inside MakerBot: The Brooklyn Startup Bringing 3D Printing To The Masses

The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Gets Its Very Own Bus Line

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(Photo: Brooklyn Tech Triangle) The Brooklyn Tech Triangle already thinks it’s bigger and better than Manhattan, and now they’re getting a transportation upgrade to help them prove it. The triangle–which includes Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO and the Brooklyn Navy Yard–is getting its very own dedicated bus route, according to a press...
The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Gets Its Very Own Bus Line

Move Over, Manhattan: The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Claims It’s Bigger and Better

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WTH is a tech engine? (brooklyntechtriangle.com) Looks like DUMBO isn't the only neighborhood eager to flaunt its tech prowess. According to a new site launched last week, DUMBO is just one 'hood that's part of the "Brooklyn Tech Triangle," which also includes downtown Brooklyn and the Navy Yard. A local...
Move Over, Manhattan: The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Claims It’s Bigger and Better

Mayor Bloomberg Announces a Second Tech Campus: NYU’s Applied Sciences Center in Downtown Brooklyn

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NYU's initial proposal for a tech campus at 370 Jay St. Well that was well-timed! Hours after The New Yorker posted a profile of Stanford that tore at old wounds about the innovation engine's decision to drop out of building an engineering campus in NYC--blame sour grapes or Seth Pinsky,...
Mayor Bloomberg Announces a Second Tech Campus: NYU’s Applied Sciences Center in Downtown Brooklyn

Startup News: Brooklyn Navy Yard Goes Startup, Bitcoins Meet Giftcards, And Google Wants Women (For a Meetup)

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Photo: Macro Sea “New Lab” For Brooklyn Navy Yard Real estate developer Macro Sea opened the first “beta” portion of its New Lab project at the Brooklyn Navy Yard yesterday, a year ahead of schedule. The opening, which was attended by City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn and Borough...
Startup News: Brooklyn Navy Yard Goes Startup, Bitcoins Meet Giftcards, And Google Wants Women (For a Meetup)
Time Warner Cable plays catch up with Google, invests $25M to expand 1Gbps fiber for NYC businesses

Rounding Out the Brooklyn Tech Triangle by Connecting Dumbo, the Navy Yards and Downtown Brooklyn

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New York’s tech boom has been a boon for the city’s commercial real estate market, as well, especially unusual spaces not typically associated with Class-A office space—look no further than Google’s astronomical purchase of 111 Eighth Avenue and the swells in Midtown South. Downtown Brooklyn is looking to capitalize on...
Rounding Out the Brooklyn Tech Triangle by Connecting Dumbo, the Navy Yards and Downtown Brooklyn
Time Warner Cable spends $25M on fiber for NYC businesses

At Tumblr HQ, Mayor Bloomberg Announces Daniel Huttenlocher as the Founding Dean of New Tech Campus

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Mr. Huttenlocher A source tells Betabeat that Mayor Bloomberg has a "big announcement" about the city's tech campus slated for his 11.30am appearance at Tumblr's 21st Street offices today. Does that mean the New York City Economic Development Corporation is finally revealing a second-place winner for the campus competition? Nope!...
At Tumblr HQ, Mayor Bloomberg Announces Daniel Huttenlocher as the Founding Dean of New Tech Campus
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